Astronauts


Study Explains Why Astronauts Suffer Eye Impairment after Long Space Missions

Study Explains Why Astronauts Suffer Visual Impairment after Long Space Missions

The eye problems of astronauts are linked to changes in the volume of clear fluid...

6 days ago, 9:57am CST

Why Astronauts become Visually Impaired on longer Missions

Why Astronauts become Visually Impaired on longer Missions

The visual problems that affect astronauts on long space missions is related to volume changes in the clear fluid which is fou...

6 days ago, 7:34am CST

NASA Develops Space Food Bars for Future Astronauts

NASA Develops Space Food Bars for Future Astronauts

The astronauts of the future going into deep space will be eating special food bars....

Nov 26 2016, 2:07am CST

Astronauts Enjoy Thanksgiving in Space

Astronauts Enjoy Thanksgiving in Space

The astronauts enjoyed a warm and hearty Thanksgiving dinner in the context of outer space. They were all on board the ISS....

Nov 25 2016, 11:00am CST

How Astronauts Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Space

How Astronauts Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Space

NASA sees to it that its daring astronauts will enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner in space every time the holiday time comes....

Nov 22 2016, 5:45am CST

Soyuz MS-03 Docks at ISS with 3 Astronauts Aboard

Soyuz MS-03 Docks at ISS with 3 Astronauts Aboard

The manned Russian spaceship Soyuz MS-03 successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) with three astronauts ab...

Nov 20 2016, 4:18am CST

When Astronauts Can Vote From Space You Can on Earth

When Astronauts Can Vote From Space You Can on Earth

As US gets ready for a nail-biting election on Tuesday, two American astronauts orbiting the Earth at 17,000 miles per hour ha...

Nov 8 2016, 1:49am CST

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth After 115 Days in Space

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth After 115 Days in Space

Three NASA astronauts landed safely back on earth after a successful and lengthy stay aboard the International Space Station....

Oct 31 2016, 4:42am CDT

Soyuz MS-01 Successfully Lands on Earth with Astronauts Anatoli Ivanishin, Takutya Onishi and Kathleen Rubin

Soyuz MS-01 Successfully Lands on Earth with Astronauts Anatoli Ivanishin, Takutya Onishi and Kathleen Rubin

The landing module of the Russian spaceship Soyuz MS-01 successfully touched down on Sunday in the steppes of Kazakhstan with t...

Oct 30 2016, 10:45am CDT

Why Astronauts Have Back Pain After Months in Space?

Why Do Astronauts Have Back Pain After Months in Space?

Back pain is common during prolonged missions. It has been found that trips in space cause the muscles of the spine to slacken...

Oct 26 2016, 7:24am CDT

Yoga In Space Could Be Must for Astronauts

Yoga In Space Could Be Must for Astronauts

Yoga offers a promising approach to fight spinal stiffness and reduced mobility that astronauts on long missions in space suff...

Oct 26 2016, 4:16am CDT

Three Astronauts set for Launch to ISS

Three Astronauts set for Launch to ISS

Three crew members of Expedition 49/50 were set for launch to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur Cosmodrom...

Oct 19 2016, 12:26am CDT

Two Chinese Astronauts Blasted Off Into Space Monday

Two Chinese Astronauts Blasted Off Into Space Monday

A Long March-2F carrier rocket carrying China's Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft blasted off Monday into space. The spacecraft tak...

Oct 17 2016, 2:21am CDT

Buzz Aldrin VR Messages to Mars Could Mitigate Effects of Isolation in Astronauts

Buzz Aldrin VR Messages to Mars Could Mitigate Effects of Isolation in Astronauts

VR is under consideration by space agencies as a useful tool for future Mars missions. It may help end the future astronauts’ i...

Oct 14 2016, 10:01am CDT

Boeing Starliner won't be Taking Astronauts to ISS until December 2018

Boeing Starliner won't be Taking Astronauts to ISS until December 2018

The Boeing company has procrastinated its CST-100 Starliner spacecraft flights with people on board for the second time in a ro...

Oct 13 2016, 7:41am CDT

Apple iPad App Helps Astronauts Track Dietary Intake

Apple iPad App Helps Astronauts Track Dietary Intake

An iPad app, designed specifically for use in space, simplifies the way astronauts track their dietary intake and offers greate...

Oct 13 2016, 3:47am CDT

Astronauts Going to Mars Could Face Chronic Dementia, Brain Damage

Astronauts Going to Mars Could Face Chronic Dementia, Brain Damage

Galactic cosmic rays that will bombard astronauts during extended spaceflights caused significant long-term brain damage in tes...

Oct 10 2016, 11:32pm CDT

Astronauts Get Comfort Upgrade on China's New Space Lab Tiangong 2

Astronauts Get Comfort Upgrade on China's New Space Lab Tiangong 2

China's newest space laboratory, Tiangong II, will provide more comfort upgrades to astronauts living aboard than its predecess...

Sep 17 2016, 8:35pm CDT

NASA Astronauts Install new docking ports at ISS

NASA Astronauts Install new docking ports at ISS

The first of the two new docking ports for commercial space ships were installed by NASA astronauts at the International Space...

Aug 20 2016, 5:54pm CDT

NASA Astronauts Successfully Install New Docking Port on International Space Station

NASA Astronauts Successfully Install New Docking Port on International Space Station

Some NASA astronauts have affixed a brand new docking port onto the ISS....

Aug 20 2016, 3:36am CDT

NASA's Asteroid Mission Brings Astronauts Closer to Mars

NASA's Asteroid Mission Brings Astronauts Closer to Mars

 In its bid to send a manned flight to Mars, US space agency NASA has approved the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) to pro...

Aug 16 2016, 1:44am CDT

SpaceX wins 2nd NASA Contract to Take Astronauts to ISS

SpaceX wins 2nd NASA Contract to Take Astronauts to ISS

The US space agency has ordered a second mission from Elon Musk's space transport services company SpaceX to take astronauts t...

Jul 30 2016, 1:06am CDT

Apollo Lunar Astronauts Show Greater Heart Disease Mortality due to Deep-Space Radiation

Apollo Astronauts Mostly Die due to Heart Disease

It is being said that the radiation found in outer space may have harmed astronauts’ hearts....

Jul 29 2016, 5:59am CDT

NASA Astronauts Train underwater at NEEMO 21 to Mimic Mars Mission

NASA Astronauts Train underwater at NEEMO 21 to Mimic Mars Mission

NASA has sent a team of astronauts to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on a 16-day mission to prepare for future deep space m...

Jul 23 2016, 12:42am CDT

NASA's New Institute to Explore Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA's New Institute to Explore Ways to Protect Astronauts

The US space agency has established a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce ri...

Jul 21 2016, 10:18pm CDT

Astronauts Can't Play Pokemon Go on the International Space Station

Astronauts Can't Play Pokemon Go on the International Space Station

Astronauts are apparently not going to be playing Pokemon Go in outer space. It is just not possible in conditions of zero grav...

Jul 13 2016, 5:00am CDT

Being in Space is Ruining Astronauts' Vision

Being in Space is Ruining Astronauts' Vision

It has been well documented that space does some pretty strange things to astronauts' bodies - they come back 2 inches taller a...

Jul 11 2016, 5:36am CDT

Three new Crew Members join ISS Astronauts

Three new Crew Members join ISS Astronauts

The strength of the astronauts increased to six on the International Space Station (ISS) as three Expedition 48 crew members o...

Jul 10 2016, 1:28am CDT

Connecting with people via social media amazing: Astronauts to Zuckerberg

Connecting with people via social media amazing: Astronauts to Zuckerberg

Washington, June 1 (IANS) Discussing the use of social media on board to the impact of zero-gravity on their health, Facebook C...

Jun 2 2016, 12:36am CDT

Mark Zuckerberg to Call ISS Astronauts via Facebook Live

Mark Zuckerberg to Call ISS Astronauts via Facebook Live

Taking connectivity to a new high, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will speak with three astronauts currently living a...

May 28 2016, 12:55am CDT

Astronauts set to live in first expandable space habitat

Astronauts set to live in first expandable space habitat

New York, May 26 (IANS) Final preparations were underway on Thursday for the expansion of the Bigelow Expandable Activity Modul...

May 26 2016, 3:25am CDT

Astronauts Fly Future Flights into Space on Simulators

Astronauts Fly Future Flights into Space on Simulators

Astronauts at NASA are practicing future flights into outer space on simulators here on earth....

Apr 29 2016, 8:37am CDT

How Women Astronauts Deal With Periods in Space?

How Do Women Astronauts Deal With Periods in Space?

The most frequently asked question at NASA is how exactly a female astronaut would be dealing with a menstrual period in the en...

Apr 23 2016, 5:02am CDT

First Expandable Habitat for Astronauts installed on ISS

First Expandable Habitat for Astronauts installed on ISS

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) -- an expandable habitat crucial for future deep space exploration -- was install...

Apr 17 2016, 4:05am CDT

Astronauts Test Microsoft HoloLens on ISS

Astronauts Test Microsoft HoloLens on ISS

This is a sci-fi scenario in the making. Microsoft HoloLens have reached the ISS and are being tested in outer space by astrona...

Feb 23 2016, 6:03am CST

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Over 18,300 Americans Apply To Join NASA as Astronauts in 2017

With over 18,300 Americans applying for an opportunity to visit and work in space as astronauts, NASA is overwhelmed and at the...

Feb 22 2016, 11:20am CST

Listen the Outer Space Music Heard by Apollo 10 Astronauts on Moon

Listen to the Outer Space Music Heard by Apollo 10 Astronauts on the Moon

Some very weird music was heard by the astronauts of Apollo 10 on the far side of the moon. They didn’t mention the fact when t...

Feb 22 2016, 4:34am CST

Record Number of Americans Want to be Astronauts at NASA

NASA Receives Record 18300 Applications for Astronauts

It has been confirmed that a record number of US citizens want to be astronauts as NASA. This can be seen by the number of appl...

Feb 20 2016, 2:56am CST

Food Astronauts Eat on the Mission to Mars

Food That Astronauts Eat On The Mission To Mars

What the diet of the astronauts will be on their mission to Mars when it does take place is a question worth asking....

Feb 12 2016, 6:22am CST

Astronauts can Watch Super Bowl in Space

Astronauts can Watch Super Bowl in Space

Astronauts are to view the entertainment extravaganza that is the Super Bowl from aboard the ISS in outer space....

Feb 6 2016, 4:06am CST